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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 31' South, Longitude: 92° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.57 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"965.03 miwest0° 00' 25.3"0.48 minorth965.05 mi
24 hours0° 05' 36.7"6.02 mieast0° 10' 18.2"11.82 minorth13.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 80° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.14 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.3"968.15 miwest0° 09' 49.0"11.25 minorth968.56 mi
24 hours13° 10' 17.4"883.44 mieast4° 14' 34.2"291.65 minorth937.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 1:20 PM1779 km1106 miles961 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 1:20 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:20 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth N
Santiago *Sat 3:20 PM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 1:20 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:20 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:20 PM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 2:20 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 2:20 PM2967 km1843 miles1602 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 3:20 PM3054 km1897 miles1649 nmEast-southeast ESE
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